Graduates who wish to carry out their doctoral studies at the BGSH, must be matriculated as a doctoral student of history at the Philosophical-Historical Faculty of the University of Basel and have a primary or secondary tutor who is a member of the BGSH. Submission of an application is a prerequisite for admission.
The doctoral studies programme at the BGSH follows the guidelines for faculty doctoral studies (fakultäre Promotionsordnung) dated 25/11/2010. The independent development of a thesis lies at the centre of the doctoral studies course.
While completing their doctorate, members of the BGSH will also perform curricular tasks to gain a total of 18 credit points (CP). These are as follows:
a) Participation in conferences, workshops, colloquiums etc., with or without the presentation of a personal paper
b) Organising conferences, workshops working groups etc.
c) Participation in soft skill courses
d) Academically- orientated occupational internships.